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(REFERENCE COPY - Not for submission) Children's Television Programming Report

FRN:
0022491633
File Number:
0000010125
Submit Date:
04/08/2016
Call Sign:
WSTM-TV
Facility ID:
21252
City:
SYRACUSE
State:
NY
Service:
Full Service Television
Purpose:
Children's TV Programming Report
Status:
Received
Status Date:
04/08/2016
Filing Status:
Active



Report reflects information for : First Quarter of 2016

General Information

Section Question Response
Attachments Are attachments (other than associated schedules) being filed with this application? No

Applicant Information

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Applicant Name, Type, and Contact Information

Applicant Address Phone Email Applicant Type

WSTQ LICENSEE, LLC

Doing Business As: WSTQ LICENSEE, LLC

Clifford Harrington

C/O C. HARRINGTON - PILLSBURY WINTHROP S

1200 SEVENTEENTH STREET, NW

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8525

CLIFFORD.HARRINGTON@PILLSBURYLAW.COM

Company

Contact Representatives (1)

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Contact Name Address Phone Email Contact Type

Clifford M Harrington , Esq .

FCC Counsel

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

1200 Seventeenth Street, NW

WASHINGTON, DC 20036

United States

+1 (202) 663-8525

clifford.harrington@pillsburylaw.com

Legal Representative

Children's Television Information

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Section Question Response
Station Type Station Type Network Affiliation
Affiliated network NBC
Nielsen DMA Syracuse
Web Home Page Address www.cnycentral.com

Digital Core Programming

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Question Response
State the average number of hours of Core Programming per week broadcast by the station on its main program stream 3.0
State the average number of hours per week of free over-the-air digital video programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream 336.0
State the average number of hours per week of Core Programming broadcast by the station on other than its main program stream. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671: 9.5
Does the Licensee provide information identifying each Core Program aired on its station, including an indication of the target child audience, to publishers of program guides as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.673? Yes
Does the Licensee certify that at least 50% of the Core Programming counted toward meeting the additional programming guideline (applied to free video programming aired on other than the main Yes No program stream) did not consist of program episodes that had already aired within the previous seven days either on the station's main program stream or on another of the station's free digital program streams? Yes

Digital Core Programs(16)

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Digital Core Program (1 of 16) Response
Program Title Earth to Luna
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA Noon (1/2 - 1/30)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 3
Total times aired 5
Number of Preemptions 2
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 2
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 2
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This pre-school series is about science and the process of scientific inquiry that leads to scientific knowledge. The program follows the adventures of Luna, an inquisitive six-year-old girl, who is a science enthusiast. Luna, along with little brother Jupiter and her pet ferret, Clive, views the earth as a giant laboratory. She is constantly searching to learn more about what things are, and why and how scientific actions take place. The program aired on the station's main digital channel 1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Earth to Luna
List date and time rescheduled 01/04/2016 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-01-02
Episode # EETL 101DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Earth to Luna
List date and time rescheduled 01/18/2016 12:00 PM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-01-16
Episode # EETL 103DH
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (2 of 16) Response
Program Title Save Our Shelter
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 10:30am (1/2 - 3/26)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program focuses on the rescue of animal shelters and pets in need across America. With the help of local community members, the program helps transform rundown shelters into highly functioning pet showplaces in the hopes that a new facade will ultimately result in more adoptions and more lives saved. Children will learn about the need for pet adoption throughout the United States, providing a clean and well-equipped home is essential to a pet's healthy lifestyle, and will demonstrate the proper care of pets. The program aired on the station's secondary digital channel 2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (3 of 16) Response
Program Title 3 Wide Life
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 8&8:30am (1/2-3/26), SU 8&8:30am (1/3 - 3/27)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired 52
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program provides an inside look at the world of NASCAR auto racing. NASCAR teams, crew members, business personnel and drivers are featured. They share their experiences, advice and stories with viewers to provide an in-depth look at the hard work and dedication it takes to achieve their goals. Besides learning how to overcome adversity and the importance of teamwork, the program also informs viewers about the technical aspects of racing, how racing began, information on racing as a career, andthe importance of philanthropy and helping others. The program aired on the station's tertiary digital channel 3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (4 of 16) Response
Program Title Nina's World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 10am (1/2-1/30), 10:30am (2/6-3/26)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 4 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is an animated series about the childhood adventures of a six year girl named Nina, her family and neighborhood. The program celebrates multiculturalism and family in Nina's close-knit household, where she's cared for by her parents and her grandmother. Elements of their Latino heritage are prominent. Its multilingual approach incorporates English, some Spanish and American Sign Language. Children learn inclusiveness, as well as the value of communicating across multiple languages and appreciating other cultures. This program aired on the station's main digital channel 1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (5 of 16) Response
Program Title Dog Town, USA
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 8am (1/2 -3/26)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dog Town follows the stories of orphaned, unwanted, or problem dogs who find their way to Best Friends Animal Society. They are each rehabilitated by volunteers and employees for adoption, or spend the rest of their lives in foster care at the Dogtown facility. Viewers learn the proper treatment of animals, volunteerism and social responsibility. Episode examples include rescuing dogs from a puppy mill, and the staff launching a new program to turn shelter dogs into search and rescue dogs. The program aired on the station's secondary digital channel 2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (6 of 16) Response
Program Title Lazy Town
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 12:30pm (1/2-3/26)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 6
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 7
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 7
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 7
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is anchored by Sportacus, a fit and agile hero, whose "kryptonite" is sugar, which makes him instantly lethargic. Sportacus and the program's cast of child characters are challenged in each episode with an issue or dilemma, and are opposed in their attempts to complete their mission by Robbie Rotten, who seeks to return LazyTown to its former lazy ways. The program seeks to impart to preschool and early school-aged children the importance of healthy living, and to help them understand the value of developing sound eating and physical exercise habits, while also providing them positive messages about friendship, empathy, self-respect, truthfulness and other age-appropriate life lessons. The program aired on the station's main digital channel 1
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Preemption Programs #1

Questions Response
Title of Program Lazy Town
List date and time rescheduled 01/16/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-01-16
Episode # ELZT 147DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #2

Questions Response
Title of Program Lazy Town
List date and time rescheduled 03/26/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-03-26
Episode # ELZT 321DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #3

Questions Response
Title of Program Lazy Town
List date and time rescheduled 02/27/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-02-27
Episode # ELZT 305DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #4

Questions Response
Title of Program Lazy Town
List date and time rescheduled 03/12/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-03-12
Episode # ELZT 308DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #5

Questions Response
Title of Program Lazy Town
List date and time rescheduled 01/02/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-01-02
Episode # ELZT 141DRH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #6

Questions Response
Title of Program Lazy Town
List date and time rescheduled 01/23/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-01-23
Episode # ELZT 301DH
Reason for Preemption Sports

Digital Preemption Programs #7

Questions Response
Title of Program Lazy Town
List date and time rescheduled 02/06/2016 08:30 AM
Is the rescheduled date the second home? Yes
Were promotional efforts made to notify the public of rescheduled date and time? Yes
Date Preempted 2016-02-06
Episode # ELZT 310DR1H
Reason for Preemption Sports
Digital Core Program (7 of 16) Response
Program Title Floogals
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 10am (2/6 - 3/26)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 8
Total times aired 8
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This animated program features the Floogals, aliens who travel in a spaceship to earth on a mission to document everything around them. During each episode, the Floogals set out on a mission explore their new world. These missions explore the uniqueness of the world and how it works, while children learn the processes of questioning, predicting, observing and experimenting. Episode examples include discovering ice, bubble baths, examining bananas and seeing a turtle for the first time. This program aired on the station's main digital channel 1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (8 of 16) Response
Program Title Origins
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 9&9:30am (1/2-3/26), SU 9&9:30am (1/3-3/27)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired 52
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program explores the origin of hundreds of the world's most influential and important inventions, natural objects, customs, ideas from technology, arts and entertainment, government, nature and more. By teaching the history of the world's most significant ideas and creations, Origins gives children an appreciation of progress and the contributions of others while inspiring their own dreams of the future. Episode examples include: 'The Horse, Bicycle & Motorcycle,' three modes of solitary transportaton that gave us freedom and adventure; and 'Clocks, Calendar and Calculators' three pivotal inventions that enable humankind to organize, plan and keep track of their lives. The program aired on the station's tertiary digital channel 3.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (9 of 16) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 8am (1/3 - 3/27)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program takes viewers around the world with Jack Hanna and his family, to provide insights into the protection and conservation of some of our planet's most precious and endangered species. Through this program, the viewer will be given a better appreciation of all creatures, great and small. The program aired on the station's secondary digital channel 2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (10 of 16) Response
Program Title Ruff Ruff, Tweet and Dave
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 10:30am (1/2 - 1/30), 11am (2/6-3/26)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program chronicles the animated adventures of three best friends: Ruff-Ruff, an instinctive pup; Tweet, a cautious bird; and Dave, an imaginative panda. During each episode the program asks questions and children engage with the program by deciding which of the characters offers the correct answer or solution. The program encourages children to learn to make their own decisions. Episode examples include answering questions about: words that describe opposite states and actions; how to plant a seed and help it grow; and, searching for the biggest number during a visit to Number Land. This program aired on the station's main digital channel 1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (11 of 16) Response
Program Title Astroblast
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 11am (1/2 - 1/30), 11:30am (2/6 - 3/26)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Inspired by the books of the same name, this interplanetary television series follows the adventures of a crew of space animals who run the Astroblast Space Station. Comet, Halley, Sputnik, Radar and Jet are the best of friends. Under the watchful eye of Sal the Octopus, the Astroblast crew learns to accept differences, help one another solve problems, make new friends, and discover that getting along and working together is always the best way to achieve a goal. The program aired on the station's main digital channel 1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (12 of 16) Response
Program Title The Clangers
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 11:30am (1/2 - 1/30), 12pm (2/6-3/26)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is a stop motion animated program that follows a family of mouselike creatures who live on a small blue planet. They communicate with distinctive whistles, and a narrator comments on the events which occur in every episode. Children learn about connectedness, curiosity, inventiveness and kindness. Episode examples show the Clangers' inventiveness by their composing music in a unique way; problem solving as they search for and find lost items; and kindness as they help their friends through difficult challenges. The program aired on the station's main digital channel 1.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (13 of 16) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 8:30am, 9am, 9:30am & 10am (1/2 -3/26)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Total times aired 52
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this program, animal behaviorist Cesar Millan works to rehabilitate dogs with behavior problems. Viewers will become educated about canine training and creating a healthy environment for dogs. Millan goes directly into the homes of the dog owners and documents the transformations that occur. By offering suggestions to modify their own behaviors, Millan assists the dogs' human families to achieve responsible pet ownership, and a balanced and natural relationship with their pets. This program aired on the station's secondary digital channel 2.
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (14 of 16) Response
Program Title Hatched
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 11:30am (1/2 - 3/26)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program features how teens can successfully pursue their entrepreneurial dreams. Each week, a team of business leaders teaches basic but critical skills needed to execute a detailed business plan that includes product pricing, packaging, marketing and investment strategies. Hatched helps teens develop confidence and business savvy and brings young entrepreneurs to the table, encouraging them to step up and seize their dreams. The program aired on the station's secondary digital channel 2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (15 of 16) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 7 & 7:30am (1/2 - 3/26)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Total times aired 26
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dr. Jan Pol is a veterinarian who specializes in large farm animals. Having more than 19,000 clients, Dr. Pol has 'seen it all.' This series is designed to educate and inform viewers as Dr. Pol, his family, and veterinary staff share their experiences caring for animals of all shapes and sizes across rural Michigan. Viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behaviors of various domesticted animals and livestock. The program aired on the station's secondary digital channel 2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Digital Core Program (16 of 16) Response
Program Title Dream Quest
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 11am (1/2 - 3/26)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Total times aired 13
Number of Preemptions 0
Number of Preemptions for other than Breaking News 0
Number of Preemptions Rescheduled 0
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is a floating classroom. The captain and crew take children on an interactive learning voyage. In each episode, children may learn about the world's oceans, marine life, ecology, and careers in science. The program aired on the station's secondary digital channel 2
Does the Licensee identify the program by displaying throughout the program the symbol E/I? Yes

Non-Core Educational and Informational Programming (0)

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Sponsored Core Programming (0)

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Liaison Contact

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Question Response
Does the Licensee publicize the existence and location of the station's Children's Television Programming Reports (FCC 398) as required by 47 C.F.R. Section 73.3526(e)(11)(iii)? Yes
Name of children's programming liaison Laura Hand
Address 1030 James Street
City Syracuse
State NY
Zip 13203
Telephone Number (315) 477-9400
Email Address lhand@sbgtv.com
Include any other comments or information you want the Commission to consider in evaluating your compliance with the Children's Television Act (or use this space for supplemental explanations). This may include information on any other noncore educational and informational programming that you aired this quarter or plan to air during the next quarter, or any existing or proposed non-broadcast efforts that will enhance the educational and informational value of such programming to children. See 47 C.F.R. Section 73.671, NOTES 2 and 3. NBC3 is committed to age-appropriate experiences and enrichment for Central New York children. Staffers read regularly at area elementary and middle schools, and as we answer questions in their classrooms we also emphasize , the need for understanding technology, and developing good work/lifestyle habits. We share these efforts with the community by showing group photos on our newscasts. This Spring we have 14 interns, from Syracuse University, Onondaga Community College, SUNY Cortland and SUNY Oswego, who are mentored by staffers as they explore career possibilities. 5 are from the SU Advanced Producing Class, a collaboration with that academic program. All apply for competitive positions and are earning college credit for the experience. We expect them to learn not only the technical skills, but also an overview of our business and how to focus on preparing for a professional career with good work habits and workplace readiness. On-air, our High School Athlete of the Week weekly segment profiles a student who excels academically and in community involvement, as well as in sports. We also do an 'I Challenge Niko' sports segment: mostly high school students make the challenge to show off their abilities. Several staffers are involved in community boards and volunteer efforts which provide education and services to children, and model involvement and fitness and healthy lifestyles.

Other Matters (15)

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Other Matters (1 of 15) Response
Program Title Origins
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 9 & 9:30 (4/2-6/25), SU 9 & 9:30 (4/3-6/26)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program explores the origin of hundreds of the world's most influential and important inventions, natural objects, customs, ideas from technology, arts and entertainment, government, nature and more. By teaching the history of the world's most significant ideas and cratons, Origins gives children an appreciation of progress and the contributions of others, while inspiring dreams of the future. Episode examples include: 'The Horse, Bicycle & Motorcycle,' three modes of solitary transportaton that gave us freedom and adventure; and 'Clocks, Calendars & Calculators,' three pivotal inventions that enable humankind to organize, plan and keep track of their lives. The program will air on the stations tertiary digital channel 3.
Other Matters (2 of 15) Response
Program Title Jack Hanna's Into the Wild
Origination Syndicated
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SU 8am (4/3 - 6/26)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program takes viewers around the world with Jack Hanna and his family to provide insights into the protection and conservation of some of our planet's most precious and endangered species. Through this program, the viewer will be given a better appreciation for all creatures, great and small. The program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 2
Other Matters (3 of 15) Response
Program Title Ruff-Ruff, Tweet & Dave
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 11am (4/2-6/25)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program chronicles the animated adventures of three best friends: Ruff-Ruff, an instinctive pup; Tweet, a cautious bird; and Dave, an imaginative panda. During each episode the program asks questions and children engage with the program by deciding which of the characters offers the correct answer or solution. The program encourages children to learn to make their own decisions. Episode examples include answering questions about: words that describe opposite states and actions; how to plant a seed and help it grow; and, searching for the biggest number during a visit to Number Land. The program will air on the station's primary digital channel 1
Other Matters (4 of 15) Response
Program Title Noodle and Doodle
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 12:30pm (4/2 - 6/25)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. The program features art projects and cooking projects around specific theme. Noodle and Doodle, along with host, Sean, demonstrate step-by-step "how to" projects while encouraging parent engagement, and often feature families working together to make something to display within the child's home. The art projects typically promote utilizing recycled materials to demonstrate that objects can be repurposed. The program will air on the station's primary digital channel 1.
Other Matters (5 of 15) Response
Program Title Save Our Shelter
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 10:30am (4/2-6/25)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program focuses on the rescue of animal shelters and pets in need, across America. With the help of local community members, the program helps transform rundown shelters into highly functioning pet showplaces in the hopes that a new facade will ultimately result in more adoptions and more lives saved. Children will learn about the need for pet adoption throughout the United States, and also that providing a clean and well-equipped home is essential to a pet's healthy lifestyle. It will also demonstrate the proper care of pets. The program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 2
Other Matters (6 of 15) Response
Program Title Dream Quest
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 11am (4/2 - 6/25)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is a floating classroom. The captain and crew take children on an interactive learning voyage. In each episode, children may learn about the world's oceans, marine life, ecology and careers in science. The program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 2
Other Matters (7 of 15) Response
Program Title Nina's World
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 10:30am (4/2-6/25)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program is an animated series about the childhood adventures of a six year girl named Nina, her family and neighborhood. The program celebrates multiculturalism and family in Nina's close-knit household, where she's cared for by her parents and her grandmother. Elements of their Latino heritage are prominent. Its multilingual approach incorporates English, some Spanish and American Sign Language. Children learn inclusiveness, as well as the value of communicating across multiple languages and appreciating other cultures. The program will air on the station's primary digital channel 1.
Other Matters (8 of 15) Response
Program Title Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan: Family Edition
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 8:30,9, 9:30 & 10am (4/2-6/25)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. In this program, animal behaviorist Cesar Millan works to rehabilitate dogs with behavior problems. Viewers will become educated about canine training and creating a healthy environment for dogs. Millan goes directly into the homes of the dog owners and documents the transformations that occur. By offering suggestions to modify their own behaviors, Millan assists the dogs' human families to achieve responsible pet ownership, and a balanced and a natural relationship with their pets. The program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 2.
Other Matters (9 of 15) Response
Program Title Floogals
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 10am (4/2 - 6/25)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This animated program features the Floogals, aliens who travel in a spaceship to earth on a mission to document everything around them. During each episode, the Floogals set out on a mission explore their new world. These missions explore the uniqueness of the world and how it works, while children learn the processes of questioning, predicting, observing and experimenting. Episode examples include discovering ice, bubble baths, examining bananas and seeing a turtle for the first time. The program will air on the station's primary digital channel 1.
Other Matters (10 of 15) Response
Program Title Calling Dr. Pol
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 7 & 7:30am (4/2-6/25)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 26
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dr. Jan Pol is a veterinarian who specializes in large farm animals. Having more than 19,000 clients, Dr. Pol has "seen it all." This series is designed to educate and inform viewers as Dr. Pol, his family, and veterinary staff share their experiences caring for animals of all shapes and sizes across rural Michigan. Viewers will have the opportunity to learn about the biology and behaviors of various domesticated animals and livestock. The program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 2
Other Matters (11 of 15) Response
Program Title Dog Town, USA
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 8am (4/2-6/25)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Dog Town follows the stories of orphaned, unwanted, or problem dogs who find their way to Best Friends Animal Society. They are each rehabilitated by volunteers and employees for adoption, or spend the rest of their lives in foster care at the Dogtown facility. Viewers learn the proper treatment of animals, volunteerism and social responsibility. Episode examples include rescuing dogs from a puppy mill, and the staff launching a new program to turn shelter dogs into search and rescue dogs. The program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 2
Other Matters (12 of 15) Response
Program Title 3 Wide Life
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 8 & 8:30 (4/2-6/25), SU 8 & 8:30 (4/3-6/26)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 52
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program provides an inside look at the world of NASCAR auto racing. NASCAR teams, crew members, business personnel and drivers are featured. They share their experiences, advice and stories with viewers to provide an in-depth look at the hard work and dedication it takes to achieve their goals. Besides learning how to overcome adversity and the importance of teamwork, the program also informs viewers about the technical aspects of racing, how racing began, information on racing as a career, andthe importance of philanthropy and helping others. The program will air on the stations tertiary digital channel 3.
Other Matters (13 of 15) Response
Program Title Astroblast
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 11:30am (4/2-6/25)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Inspired by the books of the same name, this interplanetary television series follows the adventures of a crew of space animals who run the Astroblast Space Station. Comet, Halley, Sputnik, Radar and Jet are the best of friends. Under the watchful eye of Sal the Octopus, the Astroblast crew learns to accept differences, help one another solve problems, make new friends, and discover that getting along and working together is always the best way to achieve a goal. The program will air on the station's primary digital channel 1
Other Matters (14 of 15) Response
Program Title Hatched
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA 11:30am (4/2-6/25)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 13 years to 16 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. This program shows how teens can successfully pursue their entrepreneurial dreams. Each week, a team of business leaders teaches basic, but critical skills needed to execute a detailed business plan that includes product pricing, packaging, marketing and investment strategies. 'Hatched' helps teens develop confidence and business savvy, and brings young entrepreneurs to the table, encouraging them to step up and seize their dreams. The program will air on the station's secondary digital channel 2
Other Matters (15 of 15) Response
Program Title The Chica Show
Origination Network
Days/Times Program Regularly Scheduled SA Noon (4/2-6/25)
Total times aired at regularly scheduled time 13
Length of Program 30 mins
Age of Target Child Audience from 2 years to 5 years
Describe the educational and informational objective of the program and how it meets the definition of Core Programming. Through this program, the viewer joins Chica for play dates that will take them under the sea, rocketing into space and time traveling back to caveman days. Set in a colorful, quirky shop with every kind of costume, accessory and prop imaginable, through animation, live action and lots of surprises, The Chica Show teaches preschoolers about the world around them today and in history. The program will air on the station's primary digital channel 1

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The undersigned certifies that he or she is (a) the party filing the Children's Television Programming, or an officer, director, member, partner, trustee, authorized employee, or other individual or duly elected or appointed official who is authorized to sign on behalf of the party filing the Children's Television Programming; or (b) an attorney qualified to practice before the Commission under 47 C.F.R. Section 1.23(a), who is authorized to represent the party filing the Children's Television Programming, and who further certifies that he or she has read the document; that to the best of his or her knowledge, information,and belief there is good ground to support it; and that it is not interposed for delay.

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I certify that this application includes all required and relevant attachments. Yes
I declare, under penalty of perjury, that I am an authorized representative of the above-named applicant for the Authorization(s) specified above.

Laura Hand

Children's Program Liaison


04/08/2016

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